Two Arrested in Association with the Tamarack Avenue Stabbing


On July 10 at 4:56 a.m., officers detained a 36-year-old male, Jay Terry and a 35-year-old female, Lee Ann Borrell, in association with the stabbing of a 35-year-old white male on Tamarack Avenue. None of the involved parties have a current address.
The investigation led officers to the 100 block of S. Pacific Street in Oceanside and with the assistance of the Oceanside Police Department, the pair were detained.
Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Terry for murder and Borrell for drug related charges and identity theft.
Investigators believe the apparent stabbing was the result of a verbal altercation between Terry and the victim who were known to each other. Terry and Borrell will be booked into the Vista Detention Facility. Investigators do not believe there are any outstanding suspects and the investigation is ongoing.

The Police Department would like to thank the community members who reported the incident, and the Oceanside Police Department and California Highway Patrol for their assistance with this incident.

July 10, 2019

Man Stabbed in Fight on Tamarack Avenue Dies from Injuries

CARLSBAD, Calif. – On July 10, at 1:19a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a fight occurring in the street in the 800 block of Tamarack. It was further reported thatone man was down in the street and a second man had fled.

Officers arrived in two minutes and found a man in the street with what appeared to be stab wounds.

Officers provided advanced aid to the victim. The Fire Department took over aid and began transporting the victim to a local hospital. The white male adult was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Officers set up a perimeter to search for the suspect, investigate the incident and speak with witnesses.

Investigators are working to identify the victim.

Investigators are in the early stages of the investigation. As more information is available, it will be released.

For more information

Lieutenant Greg Koran, 760-931-2166 or


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